The Center For START Services Systemic, Therapeutic, Assessment, Respite & Treatment



START Services

START is a nationally acclaimed model used throughout the U.S. to enhance the service system through active collaboration and services such as:

Learn More: START Model Overview Video

New Video Resource: Family Professional Collaboration

START - Driving Systemic Change


START is a national initiative that strengthens efficiencies and service outcomes for individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities and behavioral health needs in the community.


Driven by a person-centered approach in the context of the system of support, the START model offers proactive, clinically based consultation and training for crisis prevention and intervention.


START Celebrates the Life of Herb Lovett (Video; Summary of "Community is Not a Place But a Way of Life"

NADD 31st Annual Conference & Exhibit Show: "Models of Excellence in Dual Diagnosis that Shape the Future," November 12-14, 2014, San Antonio, TX (Web link)

NY START Releases
New Website
(Web link)



Center for START Services
Institute on Disability / UCED
56 Old Suncook Rd., Suite 2
Concord, NH 03301

Phone: 603-228-2084
Relay: 711
Fax: 603-228-3270

Institute on Disability

The Center for START Services is a program of the Institute on Disability at the University of New Hampshire

Making a Difference

"Thank you so much for all of your help and guidance over the last few days. Please also thank [the START Program Director] for her help. I am very impressed...with all of the work that you do... Be assured that your work is relevant and noticed for the high caliber program that it is... Keep up your good work - it does make a difference!" - Behavioral Health Program Director who has seen START in action